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FDA and Health Canada approval for Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery (MIGS) system for spinal surgery.- 7D Surgical

7D Surgical announced that it has received both 510(k) clearance from the FDA and a medical device license from Health...

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FDA approves Cranial Bone Void Filler repair system

Tissue Regeneration Systems has received 510(K) approval from the FDA for its Cranial Bone Void Filler product, indicated for use...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.

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Guidelines

Fractures (complex): assessment and management

This guideline covers assessing and managing pelvic fractures, open fractures and severe ankle fractures (known as pilon fractures and intra-articular...

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Fractures (non-complex): assessment and management

This guideline covers assessing and managing non-complex fractures that can be treated in the emergency department or orthopaedic clinic.

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Journal articles

Assessing the Efficacy of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in Multiply Injured Patients With High-Energy Pelvic and Extremity Fractures

The use of PCC for reversing coagulopathy in multiply injured patients with pelvic and/or lower extremity fractures remains unclear. This study assesses the efficacy of PCC for reversing coagulopathy in this group of patients.

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Prothrombin complex concentrate versus fresh-frozen plasma for reversal of coagulopathy of trauma: is there a difference?

This retrospective matched-cohort study compared fresh frozen plasma (FFP) alone with combination FFP and prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) for reversing trauma induced coagulopathy. 

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Health outcomes of neonates with osteogenesis imperfecta: a cross-sectional study.

To assess at-birth health outcomes of neonates with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI).

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